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NSW Service for the Treatment And Rehabilitation of Torture & Trauma Survivors Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technician Temporay in Auburn NSW

NSW Service for the Treatment And Rehabilitation of Torture & Trauma Survivors

Branch Auburn NSW AU

Position:
Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technician
Location:
Auburn NSW

Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology, Counselling Social Work or another relevant Allied Health discipline….

Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors; that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?

Come & join us!

The Organisation “STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths.”

The Role This position will need to perform a variety of electroencephalographic (EEG) and event related potential (ERP) testing procedures on a variety of clients from the refugee backgrounds. It will also be required to collect demographic and other data (including recording behavioural observations) and to assist other clinicians in the analysis and interpretation of the EEG/ERP findings.

The successful applicant will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.

Skills Required The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work or another relevant Allied Health discipline. General understanding of refugee issues, and the effects of torture and trauma on clients, their families and communities. Demonstrated ability to operate EEG software and maintain the equipment to acquire good quality electroencephalographic and event-related potential recordings.

You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.

For full selection criteria please see the position description

Position No: 1081-A

Closing date: COB on Friday 12 th May 2017

Enquiries: Ms Trix Harvey on 02 9794 1900

Work Type: Part-time 16 hours per week. Contract up to 2 years (continuation subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Auburn

Salary: Health Education Officer or other relevant classification based on qualifications.

A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered to reduce the taxable income and increase the take home pay.

How to apply for this job
Applicants must submit a statement against the selection criteria as per the position description together with a STARTTS application form and a current CV.

To view the position description (including selection criteria) and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the jobs section of STARTTS website: www.startts.org.au .

NB: Depending on the role, if appointed, as well as a Criminal Record Check clearance you may need a current ‘NSW Working With Children Check’ clearance, follow this link for information: http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/New-Working-With-Children-Check/apply/-apply

Selection Criteria
1. Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology, Counselling Social Work or another relevant Allied Health discipline

2. General understanding of refugee issues, and the effects of torture and trauma on clients, their families and communities.

3. Demonstrated ability to operate EEG software and maintain the equipment to acquire good quality electroencephalographic and event-related potential recordings.

4. Ability to perform other forms of psychophysiological assessment (such as Stress Assessment, TOVA etc).

5. Demonstrated experience and ability to liaise, advocate, and cooperate on behalf of STARTTS clients with other service providers.

6. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills including computer literacy.

7. Good organisational skills

8. Current driver’s licence.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Auburn, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21
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